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dale: here is a little history. we have seen flurries across the mountains of north carolina making it slippery near the tennessee border. that is why the two-hour delay. flurries in parts of the upstate and the late morning, too. wind chill advisories are out and it will get windy to the next couple of days, but tonight or tomorrow, cold and blustery weather. watch our computer model. right now, this is about 9:30 to 10:30 across the upstate south carolina, northern greenville, cherokee, york county and even pickens county may see a flurry or two of snow. it will come to an end late morning, early afternoon, but daytime highs will just reached low 40's for the upstate and mountains. we will talk about colder weather this weekend in a few minutes. geoff: all right, we begin with commitment 2016. most candidates are focusing on
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candidates prepared for debate. allyson: nikole killion has with the candidates are up to now. nikole: hillary clinton campaigns in south carolina today while bernie sanders goes to minnesota. the democratic candidates squared off over a range of issues on wall street and campaign refinancing reforms. they both are vying for the african-american and hispanic vote. things got heated as they touched on president obama's legacy. >> the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans. i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nation. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. nikole: of the hot topics, health could -- health care, immigration, and republicans get their turn in greenville tomorrow night. nikole killion wyff news 4.
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day for republicans on the candidates. geoff: that includes of faith and family forum. with more on that, aly myles is outside of bob jones university. aly: good morning. we are outside of the founders memorial amphitorium. that is where folks will be coming in to watch for candidates speak. we are expecting jeb bush, dr. ben carson senator ted cruz, and , marco rubio for a faith and family forum. the candidates are staggered from noon to 5:30. tentative start times are carson at 12:30. bush at 1:15. rubio at 2:20. and cruz at 4:45. the candidates are joining south carolina attorney general alan wilson as well as palmetto family president doctor oran smith. wilson is moderating the event. the event is free but tickets can be reserved online. aly myles live at bob jones university. geoff: thanks, aly. some of the candidates with other stops in south carolina today. this video shows rubio at southside christian school yesterday. he will hold a rally tonight in
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airport. carson's wife is joining him to campaign in the upstate this week. candy carson is set to play piano today for people at the national healthcare coporation in mauldin. this video is from yesterday of her attending the urban league mardi gras gala in downtown greenville. ben carson had a forum yesterday in rock hill. he also talked to voters at the gaffney visitor's center about national security. allyson: former florida governor jeb bush has senator lindsey graham traveling with him in south carolina. he made had a meet and greet in florence yesterday. he'll host another at 11:15 this morning in anderson. but it's moved locations. it's now at the anderson civic center. bush is also expected to have his brother and former president george w. bush join him in north charleston after the weekend. this is file video of the former president. the two are expected to focus on national security issues. geoff: those planning to get tickets to the republican debate at the peace center in greenville may be out of luck.
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will reward hardworkers with a ticket to the debate. meanwhile, thousands of other people hoping to get a ticket through a lottery system weren't chosen. gop leaders say the peace center isn't big enough but that's the venue cbs chose. we're told some tickets might free up if people cancel, but there's no guarantee. allyson: with the south carolina gop primary about a week away, a group of ten republicans gathered at our wyff 4 studios to talk about the candidates. the group included supporters for every major candidate and at least two people who haven't yet decided. only three said they will vote for donald trump. but all believed trump would likely win. national pollster peter hart conducted the focus group. he says south carolina will help set the political tone for other southern states. >> it's been a marvelous week because i've learned so much from furman and the riley institute, but more importantly, i've been to tommy's ham house and the chance to talk to people one on one and you get the sense of involvement and how much
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you also get a real sense of the values and the importance of religion in american politics. allyson: if you missed our exclusive stream of the focus group, we have it for you to watch on our wyff 4 mobile app. also on our wyff 4 app, important information for the upcoming south carolina primaries. that includes a look at a sample ballot for the upcoming republican primary. we also have the times you need to be in line by what you'll need on you and a video of how to cast your vote. all that's on our wyff 4 mobile app. geoff: moving now to pickens county, where a dispute over dumping coal ash continues. people in liberty are going on the offensive over the proposed coal ash landfill near their town. more than 150 met with lawmakers last night to hear about the project. one couple built their dream home in the area three years ago, and now say they'd live less than a half mile from the possible dump site. >> i'm just worried about our
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grandkids to come. i'm just worried about the future of what's going to happen. geoff: they say they'll do what they can to abolish the proposal. a proposal some at the meeting said should be a state-wide issue because of the round about way the company went about getting approval for the landfill. a greenville county judge will decide february 18 whether to grant the company mrr pickens permission to move forward with construction. and in mauldin, police say a fourth teen has been arrested in a deadly armed robbery last month outside of a bojangles. a 16-year-old girl is now also accused of murder. police say the girl had an active role in planning the attempted armed robbery in january. investigators say 19-year-old savon allen was shot and killed in the drug-related incident. officers have already charged trevonte watts william newton, and a 15-year-old girl with murder. allyson: taking a look at the
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easier than normal this morning. you have columbia on the top left, pelham road top bright, charleston and rockville. i 26 in spartanburg county, a serious accident in the westbound lanes at mile marker 24 with injuries and blocking a lane. i 85 northbound at the 63 mile marker in spartanburg with an accident and injuries. i 85 south on at the greenville area, an accident there as well. shortly, but the speed limit drive on 26 and 40, 85 and 385. let's take a look outside 385 and haywood road. geoff: it is hard to say we are warmer this morning when we arrived around freezing, but we are about 10 degrees higher than yesterday. dale: it was clear and cold yesterday and it got down to 20 degree temperatures for morning
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30's in greenville with the northeast breeze at 10 to make it feel colder. we have seen more cloud cover overnight. as we check out what is going on, this is recorded history of the past six hours with flurries across north carolina. a new batch is coming in across tennessee and northern georgia and that will impact parts of the upstate late morning. about 9:00 noon, we could see flurries in the northern part of i-85. all the counties under winter weather advisory's and wind expected to pick up tonight blustery conditions with new snow in mountain roads causing slippery driving conditions. we put the future plus in motion. about 9:30 to noon, flurries of snow over western north carolina
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from mid and upper 20's in the mountains to low 30's in the upstate, and any breeze is five to 10 out of the northeast, making it feel colder. we will talk about the next winter event that may impact the upstate and mountains on monday in a few minutes. allyson: tasha line -- >> we want them to go as far as they possibly can.
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apple award winner loves the allyson: 26 years. that's how long this week's golden apple award winner has been working with children. geoff: because of what she does, it's meant a special relationship with parents through the years. >> like a mother levied their own kids, she treats these kids like it would be her own child. geoff: jennifer christenbury's motto, never do for a child what they can do for themselves. >> you touch it. not me touch it, you touch it. >> a lot of times parents, once they get the initial diagnosis of what's wrong, they see that as the end and we see it as the beginning. geoff: crystal vaughn and her husband bill hesitantly left their daughter georgia with ms. christenbury and her staff at flat rock elementary in anderson county when she was three.
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her for a few hours, a couple of days a week. >> 'cause we were very leary. geoff: didn't take ms. christenbury very long to earn their trust and georgia's. >> if there's a new skill set that maybe our daughter has learned, she'll send us a quick note saying georgia did this. geoff: like when she first began non-verbally communicating what she wanted on an i-pad by touching a card. >> you tell me what you want you want to change apps. ok. find the musician. where is it? good job. >> we don't put any limits on the children. >> if i have to come early to pick her up, she's mad at me for coming to get her. geoff: all part of her spirit to be mobile along with her , classmates. >> we want them to be able to communicate their needs and their wants and make choices 'cause everybody ought to be able to make a choice. geoff: and the latest technology has helped make that possible
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>> 26 years ago, i mean, i had an overhead projector. hey, girlfriend. >> she wouldn't be where she is now because that's how she communicates. >> it's such a blessing to see them grow and know we had a part in it. geoff: jennifer christenbury and her staff at flat rock elementary working alongside parents in anderson district 3 to make what seemed impossible, possible. talk about the love for children. she is just terrific. you can nominate a great teacher you know for a golden apple. allyson: pick up a nomination form at any local ingles.
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we will >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: good morning. we made it to friday. 6:18 as we look up from her spartanburg skycam. yesterday, low 20's in this morning, low 30's with the northeast breeze at six. overnight, flurries of snow in the mountains of north carolina. a good many are tapering off right now, but fairly active there for a while. there may be slippery spots on mountain roads. to the west, a batch of wintry weather that will be pushed by the jet stream into the late
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right along the tennessee-north carolina border, madison, mitchell and yancey on a two hour delay because of the fresh coating of snow. wind chill advisories are issued. it will get chilly tonight through tomorrow, making temperatures feel a lot colder. 9:30, 11:00, flurries along the south carolina and north carolina border, northern pickens, greenville, cherokee and ending after lunch. the mountains will continue to see flurries into the evening hours. temperatures. they range from upper 20's to low 30's and they will climb into the 40's for the afternoon. not quite that one today for the upstate. -- yesterday it got up to the 50's and not quite that warm for the upstate today.
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on sunday, too. another system expected to impact us on monday with a 70% to 80% chance of snow flurries on monday. that will be true for the mountains and upstate. we will be watching that closely. tuesday, a few lingering showers and warmer weather on wednesday and thursday. it will be above normal and feeling more like spring by the end of next week. allyson: several things to tell you about. i-85 south founder on highway 276 involved in, an accident blocking the right hand side near mile marker 48. also, i-85 near highway two 90 was moving slowly but has cleared. big news this morning, i-26 westbound near the highway 296 exit in the westbound lanes, all westbound lanes closed with a serious accident with injuries.
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will keep you updated and bring your live pictures. all westbound lanes of i 26 in spartanburg county are closed. an accident with injuries off the interstate highway 290 there are 26 in spartanburg county, so very busy on the roads. 26 and 40 showing the speed limit drive, 44 minutes for my 26 to north carolina and tennessee line. could be slower than normal conditions. woodruff road picking up. geoff: thank you. as we turn to sports looking to , rebound from its loss to top ranked u-conn, second ranked south carolina women's basketball did just that last night in a top 25 matchup in columbia against florida. the gamecocks built a double-digit lead and never looked back against number 16 florida. remaining perfect in conference the south carolina football hall
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inductees. that includes a pair of former clemson all american's, jeff davis, and michael dean perry joined by easley's stanley , morgan, and longtime college coach dal shealy are the four inductees. they'll be enshrined during a ceremony on april 21. clemson quarteback deshawn watson will be honored that same night as the south carolina college football player of the year. allyson: albert einstein appears
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and youin this morning's buz allyson: imagine this, albert ryan stein -- albert einstein right again. geoff: he predicted the existence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time. an all-star team of astrophysicists in jerusalem have detected them coming from two black holes. one expert related the discovery to galileo using a telescope to look at the planets. another says this opens a new window for studying the cosmos, including the nature of the very early universe.
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[laughter] moving on. dale: all right. geoff: right again. [laughter] dale: we have snow in northeastern georgia and western hitting the mountains of north carolina soon. avery, mitchell, madison and can see on the two hour delay and wind expected to pick up tonight through tomorrow. low 40's to mid 40's in the upstate for the ride home. we might see flurries of snow late morning until noon time. asheville and hendersonville will see flurries and low 40's with rain. today's school salute goes out to hampton park christian school. the first grade class had cowboy day. they dressed up as cowboys and cowgirls and played cowboy games and a cowboy grub like caught dogs and baked beans. a fun day.
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time now for our wyff 4 news timeline on this february 12. on this date in 1809, abraham lincoln was born in a log cabin on a farm in what is now larue county, kentucky. his family moved to indiana and then to illinois. allyson: he gained what education he could along the way. lincoln had several jobs, became a lawyer, and eventually the
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united states. nikole: milwaukee matchup. the democrats debate again post primary. i nikole killion with what got them clashing, coming up. geoff: gop candidates are spending their week preparing for the debate this weekend. more commitment coverage, straight ahead. allyson, we are talking about traffic with a serious situation on i-26. allyson: multiple vehicles, about three or four, but an accident in spartanburg county near the highway 296 exit but it is exit 24 in the area with all westbound lanes closed. there are injuries involved. aly myles is out on the scene -- is heading to the scene, but all
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highway 296 and we continue to bring you live updates as we get them. geoff: turning to the weather, the possibility of icy roads has poor counties on a two hour delay, avery, madison, mitchell and yancey. let's check in with dale. dale: overnight, about one inch of snow in some higher elevations of north carolina, causing some slippery spots. for the upstate, some flurries late morning. traffic getting busy on woodruff road and 385. here is what has fallen overnight. another patches coming in from the west from tennessee and northern georgia and it could impact the upstate in the next few hours. we will be watching that closely. we have wind chill advisories, winter weather advisories for counties along the north carolina-tennessee border. watch out for slippery conditions, especially tonight with more snow expected. late morning through about lunch time, we will see flurries of
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northern parts of south carolina, northern pickens, greenville, spartanburg and cherokee county with a flurry or two of snow. it will not be a biggie, but just a reminder that we are still in winter. it clears up or tonight and tomorrow. it will be cold and windy and get into the mid 20's saturday in the mountains and mid 30's in the upstate. it will be a cold saturday. sunday is chilly, to end another chance of snow coming in on monday. we have 20's and 30's this morning with a little breeze blowing out of the northeast to make that feel colder, so make sure the kids have a warm jacket as they get ready for school and you get ready for work. we will check about monday's possible snow in a few minutes. geoff: all right, dale. turning to 2016, most gop candidates remain focused on south carolina. but democratic candidates have been preparing for a debate. allyson: nikole killion has more
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campaigns in south carolina today while bernie sanders goes to minnesota after going toe to toe last night. they squared off over a range of issues on wall street and campaign finance reform. they both provide for the african-american and hispanic nevada. obama's legacy. >> the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about a president i expect from them someone running for the democratic nomination. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. nikole: other hot topics -- health care, immigration and foreign policy. the republicans get their turn with the smaller field in greenville tomorrow night. in washington, nikole killion wyff news 4. allyson: tijuana. meanwhile, a huge day for republican politics here in the upstate. geoff: four republican candidates will be in greenville for a faith and family forum. at bob jones university, jeb bush, doctor ben carson, senator
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faith and family forum today. it's set to be at founders memorial amphitorium. the candidates are staggered from noon to 5:30. the event is free but tickets can be reserved online. some of the candidates with other stops in south carolina today. this video shows rubio at southside christian school yesterday. he will hold a rally tonight in greenville at the downtown airport. carson's wife is joining him to campaign in the upstate this week. candy carson is set to play piano today for people at the national healthcare coporation in mauldin. this video is from yesterday of her attending the urban league mardi gras gala in downtown greenville. ben carson had a forum yesterday in rock hill. he also talked to voters at the gaffney visitor's center about national security. allyson: former florida governor jeb bush has senator lindsey graham traveling with him in south carolina. he made had a meet and greet in florence yesterday. he'll host another at 11:15 this morning in anderson. but it's moved locations. it's now at the anderson civic
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bush is also expected to have his brother and former president george w bush join him in north charleston after the weekend. this is file video of the former president. the two are expected to focus on national security issues. geoff: those hoping to get tickets to the republican debate at the peace center in greenville may be out of luck. the republican party says it will reward hardworkers with a ticket to the debate. meanwhile, thousands of other people hoping to get a ticket through a lottery system weren't chosen. gop leaders say the peace center isn't big enough but that's the venue cbs chose. we're told some tickets might free up if people cancel, but there's no guarantee. allyson: with the south carolina gop primary about a week away, a group of ten republicans gathered at our wyff 4 studios to talk about the candidates. the group included supporters for every major candidate and at least two people who haven't yet decided. only three said they will vote for donald trump. but all believed trump would likely win.
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conducted the focus group. he says south carolina will help set the political tone for other southern states. >> it's been a marvelous week because i've learned so much from furman and the riley institute, but more importantly, i've been to tommy's ham house and the chance to talk to people one on one and you get the sense of involvement and how much people care. you also get a real sense of the values and the importance of religion in american politics. allyson: if you missed our exclusive stream of the focus group, we have it for you to watch on our wyff 4 mobile app. also on our wyff 4 app, important information for the upcoming south carolina primaries. that includes a look at a sample ballot for the upcoming republican primary. we also have the times you need to be in line by what you'll -- in line by what you'll need , on you and a video of how to cast your vote. all that's on our wyff 4 mobile app. geoff: moving now to pickens county, where a dispute over
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people in liberty are going on the offensive over the proposed town. more than 150 met with lawmakers last night to hear about the project. one couple built their dream home in the area three years ago. here they are looking out on their property and now say they'd live less than a half mile from the possible dump site. >> we're not laying down by far. we're doing what we can for a small community to try to come together to try to abolish this. geoff: they say they'll do what they can to abolish the proposal. a proposal some at the meeting said should be a state-wide issue because of the round about way the company went about getting approval for the landfill. a greenville county judge will decide february 18 whether to grant the company mrr pickens permission to move forward with construction. and in mauldin, police say a fourth teen has been arrested in a deadly armed robbery last a 16-year-old girl is now also accused of murder. police say the girl had an
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attempted armed robbery in january. investigators say 19-year-old savon allen was shot and killed in the drug-related incident. officers have already charged trevonte watts, william newton, and a 15-year-old girl with murder. allyson: happening in traffic, i lanes of i-26 westbound closed in spartanburg county. also, cold. dale: it will be not quite as
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: 6:41 as you get ready for work and school. overnight, flurries of snow -- light flurries. right now, the winter weather advisory's for the tennessee and north carolina border and new snow is coming into swain county and graham county and raven county starting to get flurries. that's put our future plus forecast into motion with a few flurries across parts of oconee, pickens, greenville, cherokee county, spartanburg county. it will be late morning from
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throughout the afternoon in the mountains or maybe another one inch to two inches to pile up along the tennessee-north carolina border tonight. expected tomorrow. low 40's for the upstate and the 30's. tomorrow struggles to get into the upper 20's in the mountains and it will stay in the 30's in the upstate. sunny for saturday, partly cloudy on sunday and the next chance of wintry weather will come in monday. temperatures will feel like 20's this morning, so dress warmly. low 40's expected for the upstate today. that conveyor belt of cold air brings another blast on monday to bring guests 70% to 80% chance of snow for the upstate and mountains. we will watch that closely and give you more reports on monday. we will have more with the four-day plus and warm-up is
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allyson: taking a look at the roads this morning, a couple of things. accident on to 76 has cleared. on clemson boulevard, reports of an accident in the south plains injuries and blocking a lane. we will keep you updated. in spartanburg, this is the big westbound lanes closed near 24. an accident with injuries reported and all westbound lanes remained close. we will keep you updated. an accident with injuries on highway 290 here are 26 in spartanburg county and a new one from union county on highway 49. this one has injuries blocking the road rate as well. -- blocking the roadway as well. be careful.
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highway 101 to i-385, nine minutes. haywood road looking good. geoff: thank you. we are bringing you a live look this morning from a warehouse fire in hillsboro, new jersey. some area schools are closed today because of the fire that started last night and it shut
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allyson: in our news to go, we take a look at woodruff road. geoff: something big happened not i-26. first, let's check in with dale. dale: flurries of snow in raven county, have her sham county,? caroline the, graham county and another batch flowing into the area. another patch will kind of brush the upstate, too, late morning until about noon. here is our future plus forecast. at about 9:30 to 11:30 in the upstate, a wintry mix. a be a little sleet and snow in cherokee county. it will not be a biggie, but a reminder that we have cold there to deal with and lingering snow in the mountains to the afternoon. tomorrow, it will be cold and windy.
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struggle to get into the upper 30's and make 20's in the mountains. that wind will make it feel much colder. have warm coats frack activities tomorrow. for the clemson and georgia tech game at 2:00, where warm jacket. we have snow on the way on monday. 70% to 80% chance of snow flurries for the upstate and mountains. we will be watching that closely and giving you more information over the weekend and first thing monday. allyson: taking a look at the roads, a couple things to tell you about -- there we go. we are looking at i-85 southbound around clemson boulevard with an accident with injuries. the camera is not adjusted, but we are watching traffic. here is the big news -- spartanburg county on i-26 westbound, all lanes westbound
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marker 24. if you are headed westbound, all lanes are closed in the area. we will keep you updated. close by, and asked with injuries on highway 290 yard 26 and one in union county slowing things down. on highway 49, injuries reported that boatman springs road. let's see how things look at 385 and woodruff road. commitment 2016, as most gop candidates focused on south carolina, the democratic candidates prepared for debate. geoff: last the milwaukee, he got heated. >> this is not about math but people's lives. we should level with the american people about what we can do to make sure they get quality affordable health care. >> led this level with the american people. secretary clinton has been going around the country saying bernie sanders once to dismantle the
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lose medicaid, chip -- i have fought my entire life to make sure that health care is a right for all people. we will not dismantle anything. geoff: other hot topics -- immigration and foreign policy. the republicans get their turn in south carolina tomorrow night at the peace center. allyson: we have been telling you about the accident on i-26 in spartanburg county with all westbound lanes close. aly myles is there and she has some news. aly: we are on to 90 in duncan. if you take a look behind me, the road is completely blocked. we were actually headed to i-26 where the lanes are blocked from 5:35 on i-26. those lanes are blocked between the redevelopment road exit and the highway 221 exit. there are injuries in that
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add this according to highway patrol. scdot's website said all lanes of interstate 26 in that area are blocked. we are trying to gather more information and we will get you the latest www.wyff4.com on and a mobile app. geoff: thank you. meanwhile, a busy day for republican candidates on the trail. allyson: for republican candidates will be in greenville for a faith and family format bob jones university. jeb bush, dr. ben carson, senator ted cruz and marco rubio are expected at founders memorial and petroleum. the start times are staggered from noon -- from 9:30 until noon. tickets can be reserved online and are free. other stops, marco rubio will hold a rally in greenville at the downtown airport and ben carson's wife is joining him this week. kandi carson will set to play
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geoff: former florida governor has senator lindsey graham traveling with him. he will host a meet and greet at 11:15 in anderson at the anderson civic center. allyson: those hoping to get tickets to the republican debate at the peace center may be out of luck. the republican party says it will reward hardworkers with a ticket to the debate. meanwhile, thousands of other people hoping to get a ticket through a lottery system weren't chosen. gop leaders say the peace center isn't big enough but that's the venue cbs chose. we're told some tickets might free up if people cancel, but there's no guarantee. geoff: important information on the south carolina primaries. that includes a look at a sample ballot for the upcoming republican primary. we also have the times you need to be in line by, what you'll need on you and a video of how to cast your vote.
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app. with the south carolina gop primary about the week away, a group of republicans gathered at our studios to talk about candidates. it included supporters for every major candidate and at least two people at not decided. three people said they would vote for trumpet all likely believed he would win. if you missed our focus group, we have it for you to watch on our wyff 4 mobile app this morning. allyson: in pickens county a , dispute over dumping coal ash continues. geoff: people in liberty are going on the offensive over the proposed coal ash landfill near their town. more than 150 met with lawmakers last night to hear about the project. some said this should be a state-wide issue because of the round about way the company went about getting approval for the landfill. a greenville county judge will decide february 18 whether to grant the company mrr pickens permission to move forward with construction.
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been arrested -- fourth teen has been arrested in a deadly armed robbery last month outside of a bojangles. a 16-year-old girl is now also accused of murder. police say the girl had an active role in planning the attempted armed robbery in january. investigators say 19-year-old savon allen was shot and killed in the drug-related incident. officers have already charged trevonte watts william newton, and a 15-year-old girl with murder. allyson: a judge has again delayed the federal trial against dylann roof. roof stands accused of gunning down nine people in june at the emanuel ame church in charleston. his attorneys want to know if the government will seek the death penalty. roof's attorney says his client is willing to plead guilty if the death penalty is off the table. they will announce the name and sex of the new baby giraffe at the zoo. the public contest was held for people to submit baby names. sue keepers will choose their favorite submission.
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past two weeks and will reopen at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. perfect timing. geoff: let's get the latest on i 26 westbound. allyson: he have a lot going on. first, to spartanburg accidents. i-26 westbound with all westbound lanes closed at mile marker 24. all westbound lanes closed. aly myles just showed you where she was, by highway 290 just off of i 26 in spartanburg. that is also a serious accident. that road is blocked on highway 290 and both will cause issues in spartanburg county this morning. you will want to detour around both of these areas. an accident in union county blocking how a 49. we will bring you updates on all of those accidents. geoff: what is the latest, dale? dale: moore flurries in the mountains of north carolina,
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winter weather hitting raven county, stephens county and from swain and graham counties to cherokee. this will impact a couple spots late morning in upstate south carolina through noontime. not a biggie but a reminder that we have winter weather to deal with. cold day will blowing saturday and sunday. monday will be our next chance with wintry weather being conveyed by the jet stream into the area on monday. we have a 70% to 80% chance of winter weather then. upper 30's in the 20's in the mountains. upper 30's to low 40's for afternoon highs today. a cold saturday and sunday and a 70% to 80% chance of winter weather on monday. geoff: coming up on "today," a chilly return with record cold temperatures across the country.
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allyson: if you're wondering why the reedy river might be discovered, "the greenville news" has more on investigating the died. geoff: we will keep you updated on the accidents. geoff: that is highway 290 just off of i 26 in duncan, but all lanes of i 26 westbound are closed near the highway 296 exit.
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good morning. cuddle up. valentine's day weekend off to a bone-chilling start. 19 in d.c. 16 in new york. 8 in boston. if you think that's cold, al says, just wait. standing by herrmann man. hillary clinton comes to the president's defense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> will that strategy help or hurt her?
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a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people. >> this was a brutal attack. >> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. wicked big air. >> history goes down. backflip for the crowd. >> boston's iconic fenway park transformed into the ultimate winter sports playground. dylan is about to head to the top of the massive ramp. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome to "today" on a chilly friday morning. even as a yankee fan, i'm happy

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